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Video: Glacier Ice Is the Most Beautiful Blue in Nature

Video: Glacier Ice Is the Most Beautiful Blue in Nature

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 15, 2018 0

There’s something about the blue color of glacier ice that leaves a lasting impression. It may be because glacier-blue is a hue that can’t be duplicated anywhere else or by any other means. I

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Lenin’s Kittiwake | Olaf’s Corner

Lenin’s Kittiwake | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver February 5, 2018 0

A black-footed kittiwake swooped in from the Arctic Ocean and landed on the bald head of Lenin, the Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. Not in political defiance, but because the top of

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East of the Sun, West of the Moon: The Folklore of Arctic Animals

East of the Sun, West of the Moon: The Folklore of Arctic Animals

Emily Goodheart Kautz February 3, 2018 0

                      In the far North, the aurora borealis shimmers and blazes, in bright contrast with a frozen, white world below. But life can be

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Outdoor Industry Uses Its Power to Save Our Public Lands

Outdoor Industry Uses Its Power to Save Our Public Lands

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 23, 2018 2

In early December 2017, Patagonia—the outdoor clothing and gear company for silent sports—took a major stand. When Christmas shoppers looking for gifts visited the Patagonia website, they were met not by the usual ads

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The Heroic Age of Exploration and Our Not-So-Gutsy Times

The Heroic Age of Exploration and Our Not-So-Gutsy Times

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 16, 2018 0

Big dreams of adventure were not uncommon in the late 1800s and early 1900s, a time known as the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration. But one adventurer may have taken such aspirations to the

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Despite Cold Temperatures, the Earth Burns and the Arctic Is Lost

Despite Cold Temperatures, the Earth Burns and the Arctic Is Lost

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 2, 2018 4

It’s the day after New Year’s, and we’re just entering into 2018. In Times Square last night, according to the Associated Press, it was the second-coldest New Year’s celebration on record. The temperature was

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